Niobrara River Basin, Nebraska: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Eighty-third Congress, First and Second Sessions, on H.R. 8520, to Provide for Construction by the Secretary of the Interior of the Ainsworth, Lavaca Flats, Mirage Flats Extension, and O'Neill Irrigation Developments as Units of the Missouri River Basin Project, October 9, 1953; April 26, 1954

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